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Phantom Fortune, A Novel

Mary Elizabeth Braddon

Lady Maulevrier was once a beautiful socialite, beloved and welcomed in London high society. But her life took a turn for the worse when her husband, whom she married only for his fortune, committed a terrible crime in India. Forty years later, she is taking care of her two granddaughters, Mary and Lesbia. She prefers Lesbia, because of her beauty. Therefore, the relationship between the sisters is tolerable at best. Mary marries the man of her dreams while Lesbia enters London society under the wing of her grandmother's faithful friend. Would she take all the advantages offered to her and find a match which would make her grandmother happy? Would Mary finally be happy? And what has Lord Maulevrier done in India which makes his wife continue to bury herself in shame? - Summary by Stav Nisser.

Lady Maulevrier was once a beautiful socialite, beloved and welcomed in London high society. But her life took a turn for the worse when her husband, whom she married only for his fortune, committed a terrible crime in India. Forty years later, she is taking care of her two granddaughters, Mary and Lesbia. She prefers Lesbia, because of her beauty. Therefore, the relationship between the sisters is tolerable at best. Mary marries the man of her dreams while Lesbia enters London society under the wing of her grandmother's faithful friend. Would she take all the advantages offered to her and find a match which would make her grandmother happy? Would Mary finally be happy? And what has Lord Maulevrier done in India which makes his wife continue to bury herself in shame? - Summary by Stav Nisser.
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Genres:

Romance

Description:

Lady Maulevrier was once a beautiful socialite, beloved and welcomed in London high society. But her life took a turn for the worse when her husband, whom she married only for his fortune, committed a terrible crime in India. Forty years later, she is taking care of her two granddaughters, Mary and Lesbia. She prefers Lesbia, because of her beauty. Therefore, the relationship between the sisters is tolerable at best. Mary marries the man of her dreams while Lesbia enters London society under the wing of her grandmother's faithful friend. Would she take all the advantages offered to her and find a match which would make her grandmother happy? Would Mary finally be happy? And what has Lord Maulevrier done in India which makes his wife continue to bury herself in shame? - Summary by Stav Nisser.

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

20h 10m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

18:39


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

16:49


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

25:33


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:45


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

46:23


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

16:47


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

14:26


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

22:19


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

27:57


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

33:04


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

12:19


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

14:41


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

36:14


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

19:20


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

19:26


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

15:27


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

28:35


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

30:56


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

16:41


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

17:40


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

33:27


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

31:58


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

27:40


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

46:38


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

55:00


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

30:32


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

28:28


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

31:47


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

24:26


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

34:01


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

24:17


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

19:30


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

45:33


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

20:39


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

23:39


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

47:16


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

41:22


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

46:22


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

28:14


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

12:24


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

15:51


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

09:39


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

27:10


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

24:25


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

15:01


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

24:24